Category Archives: Limerick Sightings

Sunday 27th December 2015

Two Whooper Swans and a Jack Snipe at Coonagh and 48 Shoveler at Healy’s Field were the highlights at the Birdwatch Ireland Limerick Branch annual Christmas outing today

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Saturday 26th December 2015

A Blackcap was seen in a garden at Monaleen.

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Wednesday 24th December 2015

Wednesday 24th December 2015

A Merry Christmas to All & Thanks You for your contribution in 2015.

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Sunday 20th December 2015

An adult winter Ring-billed Gull was at Bishop’s Quay, Limerick City today. This is presumed to be the same bird that has wintered on the river in the City for at least six previous winters.
A Whooper Swan, 38 Mute Swans, 18 Gadwall, two Shoveler, six Teal, nine Redshank, six Lapwing, 25 Snipe and two Water Rails were at Coonagh today.

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Saturday 19th December 2015

Saturday 19th December 2015

Jay and Sparrowhawk (Una Hogan)
A Jay was seen in a garden a Westfields, Limerick City today. The bird attracted the attention of a local resident juvenile Sparrowhawk (Una Hogan).

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Monday 14th December 2015

A Chiffchaff was seen in the willows at the UL Boathouse car park.

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Sunday 13th December 2015

The female White-tailed Eagle that fledged in Mountshannon earlier in the year has been in the Kildimo-Mellon Point area for the past two weeks (Allan Mee).

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Monday 30th November 2015

A Barn Owl was seen flying over the N24 at Pallasgreen this morning (John Considine).
Another Barn Owl was also recently at Baggotstown, Knockainey.

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Wednesday 25th November 2015

Wednesday 25th November 2015

Whooper Swans at Coonagh ©Tom Tarpey

Eight Whooper Swans and a Jack Snipe were at the Coonagh Nature Reserve this morning.
A Peregrine Falcon was seen at St. John’s Cathedral, Limerick City(Blair McClure).

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Monday 23rd November 2015

The Short-eared Owl was seen at Coonagh again today (Dave McGrath).

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